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Even My Mum Can Use This Encryption Service (I Know Because I Made Her Try)

“Oh, very easy, yes,” was my mum’s review.
May 8, 2015, 10:35am
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Sending an encrypted email, for most people, is hard. Although a wave of secure messaging tools have flooded app stores since Edward Snowden's NSA revelations, and clear tutorials on how to set up encrypted email have since been penned, it can still be a daunting task for somebody who doesn't have the time or technical know-how.

Screenshot of my mum's first encrypted email. Her name is redacted

But if my mum can successfully send an encrypted email with this, I'm pretty sure anyone else would be able to.